Grants for equipment to enable innovation in small businesses in Leeds City Region

Apply for a grant

The process

  • 1 Check Eligibility

    Use the checklist below to ensure you meet the criteria

  • 2 Apply

    Submit an Expression of Interest then make a full application

  • 3 Procure

    Buy your equipment (with our support)

  • 4 Claim

    Submit your claim and receive your grant

Check business eligibility

  • Turnover of less than €50 million or balance sheet total of less than €43 million

  • Fewer than 250 employees

  • Equipment will be used in the region and will contribute to the local economy

  • Equipment will lead to the creation of at least one new product or service and at least one new job

  • Working in the following sectors:

    • Advanced manufacturing
    • Bioscience & low carbon
    • Digital & creative
    • Electronics
    • Food & drink
    • Health & life sciences
  • PAPI cannot support early stage start-ups that are not yet trading or businesses in professional or financial services. 

    The purchase of land, buildings, mobile assets (e.g.vehicles), and consumables ( computers) is not eligible for support.